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Couperin: Complete Pieces de clavecin, Vol. 5 / Kroll


Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3624  
Composer:  François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is volume 5 in Centaur's recording of the complete Pieces de Clavecin, performed on harpsichord by Mark Kroll. Mark Kroll has made a specialty of Couperin throughout his long and distinguished career. Mark Kroll has performed on four continents as a harpsichordist and fortepianist, in both solo recital and as a collaborative chamber musician. Highlights include an appearance as the official guest of the city of Barcelona; featured soloist in Germany’s Regensburg Early Music Festival, France’s Festival Ambronay and the Bordeaux Hummel Festival; two concerts for the Czech Republic’s Prague Spring Festival; and recitals at Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Foundation, Rome’s Conservatorio Santa Caecilia and Associazione Musicale Romana, Poland’s Dni Read more Bachowski, and Slovenija’s Radovljica Festival. This recording was made on a 1978 Franco-Flemish style double manual harpsichord by William Hyman and D. Jacques Way at the Harpsichord Clearing House, Rehobeth, Massachusetts. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 1: Ordre 5 in A major/A minor by François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1713; Paris, France 
2.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 4: Ordre 22 in D major/D minor by François Couperin
Performer:  Mark Kroll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1730; Paris, France 

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